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Wichita State’s Rangie Bessard named honorable mention All-MVC

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Wichita State sophomore forward Rangie Bessard earned honorable mention on the women’s basketball All-Missouri Valley Conference team on Wednesday.

Bessard, from Rosharon, Texas, averaged 15.5 points and 7.7 rebounds in 23 games.

Drake’s Sammie Bachrodt, from Kapaun Mount Carmel, was named to the All-Freshman team. She started 29 games and averaged 5.7 points and 5.3 rebounds.

Southern Illinois senior Dyana Pierre and Drake junior Lizzy Wendell were named to the All-MVC team for the third time.

Player of the Year and other individual awards are announced on Thursday.


G — Caitlin Ingle, Drake

G — Taylor Johnson, Loyola

G — Cartaesha Macklin, Southern Illinois

F — Taylor Manuel, Loyola

G — Rishonda Napier, Southern Illinois

F — Dyana Pierre, Southern Illinois

G — Tyonna Snow, Missouri State

F — Amber Sorenson, Northern Iowa

G — Madison Weekly, Northern Iowa

F — Lizzy Wendell, Drake

G — Kenzie Williams, Missouri State

Honorable mention

F — Rangie Bessard, Wichita State

G — Cierra Ceazer, Indiana State

G — Sara Dickey, Evansville

F — Jen Keitel, Northern Iowa

F — Sara Rhine, Drake

All-Defensive Team

G — Taylor Johnson, Loyola

G — Sharnae Lamar, Northern Iowa

F — Taylor Manuel, Loyola

F — Dyana Pierre, Southern Illinois

F — Tamya Sims, Bradley

G — Tyonna Snow, Missouri State

All-Freshman Team

G — Sammie Bachrodt, Drake

G — Shakeela Power, Illinois State

G — Grace Goodhart, Loyola

F — Sara Rhine, Drake

G — Dakota Vann, Loyola